Mexican Archaeology: An Introduction to the Archaeology of the Mexican and Mayan Civilizations of Pre-Spanish America

Mexican Archaeology: An Introduction to the Archaeology of the Mexican and Mayan Civilizations of Pre-Spanish America

by Thomas Athol Joyce

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ISBN-13: 9780344886379
Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
Publication date: 11/08/2018
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. Mexico: tribal history; 2. Mexico: the gods; 3. Mexico: the calendar and calendrical feasts; 4. Mexico: writing, priesthood, medicine and burial; 5. Mexico: social system, war, trade and justice; 6. Mexico: crafts, dress and daily life; 7. Mexico: architectural remains and pottery; 8. The Maya: history; 9. The Maya: religion and myths; 10. The Maya: the calendar, calendrical feasts and minor religious observances; 11. The Maya: burial, social system, trade and war; 12. The Maya: dress, daily life and crafts; 13. The Maya: architectural remains; 14. Conclusions; Appendices; Index.

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